Almost 40 % of all members of the U.S. Military are in the Reserve Component.
84% of the Army National Guard serves in a Traditional Part-Time Status. SOURCE: NGB
Statistically speaking, nearly 15,600 reserve component personnel are drilling on any given weekend during the year.
Manpower By Component
342 – National Guard, Army
105.5 – National Guard, Air Force
198 – Army Reserve
69.2 – Air Force Reserve
57.4 – Navy Reserve
38.9 – Marine Reserve
SOURCE: US Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness and Force Management, Total Force Planning and Requirements Directorate, Defense Manpower Requirements Report, Fiscal Year 2015